2013 Was The Biebs' Fall From Grace (PHOTOS)

Here's hoping that 2014 brings better luck and one less lonely girl. Never say never.

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People, Crowd, Street fashion, Bangs, Jacket, Fashion, Cool, Youth, Hoodie, Hair coloring,

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Remember this cutie? As a former (and perhaps recovering) Belieber, it hurts our souls to look into his adorable little boy eyes. Especially now that he seems to have traveled so far from that his hoodie and T-shirt roots. We've chronicled 2013 in the life of Justin Bieber, and it's not pretty. Here are seven reasons why:

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He split with Selena Gomez. She is just as grounding as she is intelligent and beautiful. Bring JELENA back!

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He stopped wearing shirts, thereby beginning the Bieber shirtless #selfie.

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He posted this controversial and racially charged artwork to his Instagram (opens in new tab). And captioned it, "This is my escape." Dude.

Footwear, Trousers, Shoe, Hat, Jacket, Mobile phone, Luggage and bags, Street fashion, Communication Device, Gadget,

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He's had some VERY questionable fashion choices (opens in new tab).

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The whole Anne Frank Belieber fiasco. Yikes.

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Everything that happened at the Great Wall of China. EVERYTHING.

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Everything that happened in Brazil. EVERYTHING.

But there's always hope!

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Hallie has worked in beauty editorial for ten years and has been editorial director at Byrdie since 2021. Previously, she was a senior editor at Byrdie since 2016. During her time at Byrdie, she's written hundreds of high-performing stories on skincare, wellness (including fitness, diet, mental health, body image, et al) makeup, and hair. She's a regular on set, helping to source inspiration for makeup and hair looks, as well as interviewing celebrities, models, and other notable women and men in the beauty space.

Before that, Hallie ran Marie Claire's social media and wrote beauty and culture stories for the site, and helped launch Time Inc.'s digital-only beauty brand, MIMI. After college, she contributed to Time Out New York’s Shopping & Style section before landing her first beauty editor gig at Hearst's Real Beauty. Hallie's writing has also appeared in ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle. Hallie graduated with a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.